Since your children’s baby teeth will fall out eventually, to be replaced by their permanent ones, a cavity in one shouldn’t be a big deal right? The fact is, from the moment a cavity forms to the time the tooth falls out could encompass months or even years. In today’s blog, we’re explaining why families in Olathe, KS, should still bring their children in for fillings when cavities form.
With the kids home for summer break, you may be interested in finding something to do with the entire family. In today’s blog, we’re going to help by listing some upcoming events taking place in Olathe, KS community. If you’re interested in attending future events with a brighter smile, then consider talking to our team about cosmetic dentistry.
We know that summer is a busy time for families in Olathe, KS. However, that doesn’t mean you should put off your regular checkup and cleaning visit! These visits may not seem important, but they’re actually vital for the continued health and beauty of your smile. In today’s blog, we’re talking about why you should never skip your checkups!
When an Olathe, KS, residents sees us with gum inflammation or periodontal disease, we know that care is crucial for protecting the smile from tooth loss and serious discomfort. In order to control inflammation and maintain good oral health, we may suggest a scaling and root planing. What should our patients expect from a deep cleaning?
Having crooked teeth is big deal, and for many different reasons. For many people, the most noticeable reason is the way tooth misalignment makes their smile look. In fact, improving their appearance is one of the biggest reasons why people choose to straighten their teeth with orthodontic treatment. At our Olathe, KS, dentist’s office, we offer Invisalign® clear aligners, a more comfortable and virtually invisible alternative to traditional orthodontic braces. With Invisalign®, you can correct the many different issues related to crooked teeth, all while keeping your treatment highly discreet. (more…)
For families in Olathe, KS, summer is an excellent time to undergo a routine dental checkup. Your children don’t have to worry about missing school or after-school conflicts, and you can make sure they’re ready for the upcoming school year with a healthier and brighter smile. Let’s talk about why we suggest making time for a summer checkup.
Gum disease poses a major oral health risk for people in Olathe, KS. Without treatment, poor gum health has been linked to bleeding, serious discomfort, and in extreme cases, adult tooth loss. In order to avoid these complications, we suggest preventive care to protect the gums and prevent the disease. What steps do we need to take to avoid gum disease?
If you experience pain in your smile, this could be the result of allergies and sinus issues, among other factors. However, if the pain persists for more than a day, you may have a cavity that requires treatment. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how we identify and treat toothaches and cavities in Olathe, KS.
Oral surgery helps our Olathe, KS, patients enjoy optimal oral health, addressing missing teeth with implant dentistry and even removing wisdom teeth. To ensure our patients remain comfortable throughout these procedures, we provide dental sedation. Find out how our sedation relaxes patients, and what you can expect from this calming option.
We may lose natural teeth for a number of different reasons, but not matter the cause, the loss of teeth could lead to major complications. For some Olathe, KS, patients, this could include the loss of jawbone density. In order to prevent a prematurely aged appearance, we may address the problem with a jawbone grafting procedure.